Course Date Location Course fee: Click to Register (Group)
Start Date: 12/12/2022 End Date: 23/12/2022 Nairobi, Kenya $ 2,000 Register as Individual Register for Online Training Register as a Group


This course offers participants with the relevant information on non-governmental organizations management. It focuses on the key issues in management of NGOs emphasizing on organizations working on development issues and reduction of poverty in undeveloped regions.

The course can be offered as in-person or online. In online training, the trainer maintains the same level of interaction as in an in-person course. Personalized post-course support is available for a period of six months after the course

Participants who successfully complete the course will receive Certificate of Participation.



2 Weeks



 This course will benefit its participants by equipping them with relevant skills on the management of NGOs. Therefore it targets:-

·      Program managers

·      Team leaders

·      Consultants

·      New entry professionals working in NGOs  



By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

·       Identify the characteristics of NGOs

·       Understand the issues NGOs face

·       Determine the types and instruments in international development agencies

·       Learn the role and barriers of NGOs with respect to development of communities

·       Understand the challenges of management of NGOs

·       Develop techniques, skills and tools of adoption of strategies and change in NGOs

·       Understand Results-Based Management

·       Understand project management

·       Establish internal and external evaluation processes

·       Choose tools for NGOs marketing

·       Select donor agencies

·       Learn the preparation of a grant proposal

·       Understand good negotiation and communication principles

·       Understand proper recruitment processes in human resource management




Understanding NGOs

·      NGO stages

·      Building an NGO

·      Need assessment of NGO

·      SWOT analysis

·      Legal requirements of NGOs

Vision, mission, principles and strategies of NGOs

·      Governance and leadership of NGO

·      Strategy and mission of NGO

·      Principle based vision of NGO

·      Gender policy in NGOs

·      Structure and system of NGO

Institutional sustainability

·      Techniques of building institutional sustainability

·      Projects sustainability

·      Personnel training and sustainability

·      Sustainability through networking

·      Shortcoming of developing a network

Managing people

·      NGO structure

·      Formal NGO

·      Staff specialization

·      Principle development and maintenance

·      Western and African organizational model

·      Improving functioning of staff

·      Supervision

·      Creating and maintaining a board

·      Team functioning

·      Organizational sustainability


·      Development of NGO brand

·      Fundraisings

·      NGO financial needs planning

·      Marketing through social media

·      Financial institutions

Financial resources mobilization and management

·      Budget making approaches

·      Budgeting role

·      Money management

·      Resource management

·      Financial control

·      Financial management

·      Management accounting vs financial accounting

·      Rules of accounting

Project cycle

·      NGO performance monitoring and evaluation

·      Planning and implementation

·      Evaluation strategies

·      Tools for monitoring and evaluation

·      Indicators of performance

·      Logical framework approach

·      Theory based evaluation

·      Appraisals and participatory methods

·      Four impact evaluation models



·      The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

·      The participants should be reasonably proficient in English as all facilitation and course materials will be offered in English.

·      Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with a certificate.

·      The training will be held at Kincaid Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

·      All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

·      Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training coordinator at Email: or Tel: +254 724592901

·      This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can also have it delivered in our Kincaid Training Centre or at a convenient location.


For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 724592901 or send mail to